National Bank announced today that it has been selected for the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The Index recognizes companies around the world who are committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. This year's Index consists of 325 companies headquartered across 42 countries and regions.
"Gender equality is a fundamental value at National Bank," stated Brigitte Hébert, Executive Vice-President – Employee Experience at National Bank. "Our commitment is demonstrated day to day through concrete initiatives, such as the Women's Leadership Network, which is dedicated to women's development, and the many partnerships we've forged with community organizations. We're so proud to be recognized by Bloomberg for a second consecutive year."
"The 325 companies included in the 2020 GEI have shown their commitment to transparency and demonstrated leadership in gender-related data reporting," said Peter T. Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg and Founding Chairman of the U.S. 30% Club. "Disclosure of company statistics and practices is an important first step in supporting gender equality globally."